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Rasputin - Mysterious Healer

Alexi, the Tsarevich, had hemophilia.  The young lad was frequently ill as a result - a sickness the royal family tried to hide from the Russian public.

Recommended as a potential help for Alexei, Gregori Rasputin was sent to the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg.  There, for the first time, he met the imperial family.  His visit with Alexei helped the young lad to feel better.

Tsar Nicholas II and his wife, Alexandra Feodorovna, were stunned to learn that Rasputin knew about their son's hemophilia.  How could this be?

See, also:

Rasputin:  Who Was He?

Rasputin - Influences Alexandra

Rasputin - Bad Manners

Rasputin - Dismissed and Returned


Rasputin - Did He Use Hypnosis?

Rasputin - Warnings

Rasputin - Gives WWI Advice


Rasputin - Conspiracy to Murder

Rasputin - Refuses to Die

Rasputin - Nicholas II Abdicates

Rasputin - Prediction Comes True

Ipatiev House - Scene of Execution


Media Credits

Clip from "Rasputin:  Dark Servant of Destiny" (1996) - award-winning film for television.  Copyright, HBO, all rights reserved.  Clip provided as fair use for educational purposes and to acquaint new viewers with the production.

Director
Uli Edel

Writer
Peter Pruce

Studio
HBO

Starring


Tamas Toth (Young Rasputin)
Alan Rickman
Greta Scacchi
Ian McKellen
David Warner
John Wood

Run Time: 104 minutes

 

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